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Kohlrabi is available from May to August.


Storage and Handling

Store in the refrigerator.Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.



Kohlrabi is native to Europe.



  • Kohlrabi is a stout, round "tuber" like vegetable from the brassica family, which also includes cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kale and Brussels sprouts
  • Kohlrabi can be green or purple with white flesh. It can be eaten raw or cooked
  • Kohlrabi has a similar taste and texture to that of a broccoli stem or cabbage, but is milder and sweeter


Growing Facts

  • Planting time varies with region/climate, it can be sown year-round with exception of the coldest winter months
  • Kohlrabi can be grown in most areas as it withstands frosts
  • The plant likes well drained soil and average sun shine to grow well

Nutrition Information

1 cup sliced = 135 g

  Average Quantity
per serving
% Daily Intake per serve Average Quantity
per 100 g
Energy (kJ/Cal) 152/36 2% 112/27
Protein (g) 2.2 4% 1.6
Fat, total (g) 1 0% 0.1
- saturated (g) 0.02 0% 0.01
Available carbohydrate (g) 4.1 1% 3.1
- sugars (g) 4 4% 3
Dietary Fibre (g) 4.9 16% 3.6
Sodium (mg) 149 6% 110
Vitamin C (mg) 36 91% RDI* 27
Folate (µg) 22 11% RDI* 16
Thiamin (mg) 0.11 10% RDI* 0.08
Potassium (mg) 324   240

Percentage Daily Intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ

Your daily Intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs

*Recommended Dietary Intake (Average Adult)

Source: FOODfiles 2016

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